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Getting Started With the At Home Workout

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Hey guys! I'm just getting started with the whole at home fitness thing. For about a month, I've been cutting back and sort of working out (nothing serious) and lost 20 lbs. Now, I am SERIOUSLY motivated to get the weight off my butt and be a thinner, he...

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Like many of the other comments take some thirty day challenges . Try the 30 day shred by Jullian Micheals. I havent done this myself but have watched many videos on it and the results are visible.  Just look up on youtube for videos on it and hope this hel...


Ready For A Fall LSD ??

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It's Fall time here in Michigan, and all the leaves on the trees are beautiful:  reds, oranges, and yellows.  Most weekends the Tribers around here get out and do a Long Slow Distance.  Have fun and be safe!  I will be out there myself :-)

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I wouldn't have thought it, but fall is now my favorite time of year to run. I am enjoying everything about it so.


This weekend I've been reminded that extended family spec...

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Or should I just give in and know I will make up for it most of the rest of the year.

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Thanks Monica, I'll use your advice next time around. I have great will power when I'm not forced to sit around with everyone with a ridiculous amount of food right in front of me. On my own I  an easily limit myself to around 2500 calories a day of fairly...


New to the Indoor Gravel Trainers Tribe? Start here!

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Welcome to the Indoor Gravel Trainers Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Indoor Gravel Trainers' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not add a quick post here to introduce you...

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I've been training indoors on gravel for five years. Today was my second session of the season, following my earliest season opener ever.


The Cold is coming....The Cold is coming!!!!

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What are you ways of keeping fit in the winter months?     There are plenty of ways to be active in fall and winter, even if the weather turns cold. You can stay in shape and have fun while you're at it. Here are some ideas:   Indoors Go for walks at...

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Great ideas! I've started looking for some of the free workout videos on youtube in preperation!    Thanks Alison and YES I am going to start doing more workout dvd's once winter comes and not feeling good to drive in snow here lol :D


Does anyone have any experience with the Soloflex machine?

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I want to start lifting, but can't afford a weight set right now. My dream is to have a Marcy Fitness home gym. Those things are awesome! So what I do have is a Soloflex. Not the best, but it will do for now until I can save for something better. I hav...


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Once challenge is over! Winning team will hit complete. Losing team does not! Winners will then hit "retake button". New challenge starts 48 hours after old one!   CHECKOUT THE NEW LIST LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK!!!!!!!!     NEW LIST Bench Dips Jumpi...

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Sounds great Amanda :)


How's your fall gear looking?

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Earned 20 % off TS Gear with sweat -n-save !!  ordered a long sleeve black, and saved myself $ 7.50 !  Just in time for my next race !  Stay warm and safe, and get in the best shape of your life. 

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I have earned some, but have not ordered yet. I did pick up a new brooks running hoodie. I love, love it perfect for these cooler temps.


A few lines that keep me going when I'm dragging...

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I'm not sure who to attribute these lines to, but I picked them up from my dad and lean on them from time to time.    "A little pain never hurt anyone."  And "if it were easy, everyone would be doing it."   They're not deep, mind blowing sayings. Just a...

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'Fake it 'till you make it' I may never believe I am a real runner...but every time I hit the road I pretend to be one. 


Fat Loss Through Nutrition

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They say that you can lose fat just by eating nutritiously. If that is true it would be my first stop on my way to becoming lean and healthy. How exactly do I lose fat through eating only?

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Herbalife has provided many people with great results, and changed their lives for the better. It definitely changed mine, and I didn't even think I had weight to lose........ It made you wealthier?  


Personal motivation: I train because...

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I am the incredibly proud father of a little girl who is now a day and a half old. I train because I want to make sure that when my Jess is old enough to start dating, I am built like a tank, so that any young yahoos who fancy their chances think very, very...

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Reason Number 1: I'm in the Army. Not only am I paid to stay in shape, I'm also paid to set the example for my Soldiers. Not a bad job if you ask me. Reason Number 2: Herbalife. I want to stay as fit and healthy as I can, in the hopes that it'll help me li...



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Once challenge is over! Winning team will hit complete. Losing team does not! Winners will then hit "retake button". New challenge starts 48 hours after old one!   CHECK OUT THE NEW LIST!!! LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU ALL THINK!!!!   NEW LIST Bench Dips Jump...

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Burpees have been taken out.. love it!! lol


What's your favorite half marathon so far?

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I'm probably not that qualified to answer this having only done a couple race ones. I loved Missoula it is on Runners worlds list of top 10 Marathons in the world. I can see why. I can't wait to run it again.


Motivating a Friend

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I have a girlfriend who has just joined a gym and has only been once. She has been talking to me about it and how she doesn't like going or feel comfortable. I have no idea what to tell her to make her feel more motivated and actually go. I have told her it...

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How's she doing?  


Core Training Science!

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Let me know how helpful you guys find this. I think he seems legitimate and he makes some good points. Watch the Video Here. 

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.......... 'Abs' are just a couple of muscles that people like to show off about....... Can't show 'em off in the gym, same true for most places other than the beach. Unless you're modeling underwear or jeans really nobody's ever gonna see them unl...


An Hour of Physical Activity a Day Boosts Thinking Powers.

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Tell me what you all think of this article :D    Researchers at the University of Illinois studied the physical activity level of 222 seven- to nine-year-olds, taking a look at how getting affected their ability to think. In the study, half of the young...

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Also, physical activity certainly is a stress reliever. I have a list of issues/problems before I run and/or exercise and when I'm done, I can only remember a few of the issues I need to take care of. The rest were jist scenless stress related. Same he...


Training program

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I am running the Lewa Half Marathon in Kenya at the end of June. Does anyone know a good/practicle/safe training schedule for between now and then? I can just about do 10km at the moment, but want to get faster!

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How'd it go?


Best foods for pre-race fuel?

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I'm thinking I will eat a light breakfast about 1.5-2 hours before the race. It will include a banana, toast with peanut butter and maybe an energy bar. Washed down with some gatorade. Looking for any and all suggestions on what has worked for you going in...

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I've heard jam on toast works really well as they break down at different rates providing the energy when its needed I think the toast breaks down first providing a quick release then the jam is released during the event (could be the other way round), bu...